Learning Center

American SPCC provides educational resources for parents and caregivers related to all aspects of positive child care. All proceeds directly support the Learning Center and the millions of families who access this program. A Better Future Starts Here! 

Child Abuse & Neglect

Child Abuse is not only physical abuse. It covers emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, trafficking, shaken baby syndrome, and domestic violence. Learn the signs.

Children’s Rights & Safety

Children have the right to be nurtured and protected from violence and abuse. Learn how to protect your kids and keep them safe.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that happen during childhood. What happens during childhood shapes who kids become as adults.

Foster Care & Adoption

Over 437,000 children are currently in the US foster care system & over 118,000 children are waiting to be adopted. Most will age-out or never be adopted. All children deserve a forever home.

Positive Parenting

Parents are the number one role model in their kid’s life. When children are nurtured and positively guided through childhood they thrive and grow into happy, healthy, and productive adults.

Bullying & Cyberbullying

A staggering 20% to 70% of kids say they have been bullied, cyberbullied, or have witnessed bullying.  Learn what bullying is, its impact, and what you can do to help.

Children’s Mental Health

Being mentally healthy during childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems.

 

Brain Story

Brain health (including risk for physical and mental illness) is determined by more than just our genes. Learn how early experiences affect a child’s developing brain from birth into adulthood.

LGBTQ+ Youth

Most lesbian, gay, bisexual, (LGBTQ+) youth are happy and thrive during their adolescent years. Learn more about how a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ youth is important for their overall mental and physical health.

COVID-19

When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children. Learn More about how parents and caregivers can provide better support to their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bullying & Cyberbullying

A staggering 20% to 70% of kids say they have been bullied, cyberbullied, or have witnessed bullying.  Learn what bullying is, its impact, and what you can do to help.

Children’s Mental Health

Being mentally healthy during childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems.

 

Brain Story

Brain health (including risk for physical and mental illness) is determined by more than just our genes. Learn how early experiences affect a child’s developing brain from birth into adulthood.

Toddler boy playing with firetruck on couch

LGBTQ+ Youth

Most lesbian, gay, bisexual, (LGBTQ+) youth are happy and thrive during their adolescent years. Learn more about how a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ youth is important for their overall mental and physical health.

Toddler boy playing with firetruck on couch

COVID-19

When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children. Learn More about how parents and caregivers can provide better support to their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

OUR RESOURCE KITS ARE HERE!

Your favorite Learning Center topics are now downloadable Resource Kits!

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BACK TO SCHOOL & COVID-19

With COVID-19 still present, let’s make this back to school season a safe one!